Bringing you up to speed with the week that went by in the world of Additive Manufacturing with the AM Chronicle weekly news update
The round up of last weeks additive manufacturing news includes successful qualification of Veol3D printer for NASA developed copper alloy, launch of Consortium for Materials Data and Standardization (CMDS) initiative by ASTM, merger of MakerBot and Ultimate and much more.
Hypersonix Successfully Builds, Tests Prototype Scramjet Engine And Fuel System
Hypersonix Launch Systems has announced successfully completed benchtop testing of an additively manufactured prototype scramjet engine and its hydrogen fuel system.
ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center Of Excellence Launches Consortium For Materials Data And Standardization (CMDS)
ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (AM CoE) and the founding industry members, are formally announced the launch of the AM CoE Consortium for Materials Data and Standardization (CMDS) initiative.
MakerBot and Ultimaker agree to merge to accelerate global adoption of additive manufacturing
MakerBot and Ultimaker, two leaders in desktop 3D printing announced that they have come to a business combination agreement that will accelerate the adoption of additive manufacturing by providing a comprehensive desktop 3D printing ecosystem of hardware, software, and materials.
6K raises $102m in Series D funding round
6K, a leader in the sustainable production of engineered materials for lithium-ion batteries and additive manufacturing produced from its UniMelt® plasma technology, announced today it has raised $102 million in its Series D funding first close.
NASA Copper Alloy Qualified for Use with VELO3D Metal 3D Printers
Velo3D announced that it has qualified GRCop-42, a NASA-developed copper-chromium-niobium alloy, for use with Velo’s Sapphire range of metal 3D printers.
EOS and Hyperganic team up to elevate the design and performance of space propulsion components
EOS, a leading supplier for responsible manufacturing solutions via industrial 3D printing technology, has today announced an exclusive partnership to advance the field of space propulsion with Hyperganic, the company that aims to accelerate innovation in engineering through its groundbreaking software platform.
Bertram Dental Lab Acquires Five SLM®280 Systems to Launch LazerTEK Print Service
In partnership with SLM Solutions, Bertram Dental Lab publicly announced the launch of their LazerTEK Print Service. The LazerTEK Print Service is a metal-AM service offered exclusively by Bertram Dental Lab to their USA-based dental lab partners.
IIT Madras researchers to develop technologies for manufacturing in outer space
IIT Madras, has established a research group to develop technologies for manufacturing products at extra-terrestrial locations and address existing gaps in this sector in India, according to officials